May SPIN Meeting: Emergency Broadband Benefit

Date: May 24, 2021


Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Location: Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 891 3094 8280

Passcode: 043473

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Topic: Connectivity is an essential part of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic. A connected device with internet access provides a gateway to social engagement with family and friends while practicing physical distancing; healthcare services; remote work and school; and supplies and meals.


The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms.


This webinar will include an overview of the Emergency Broadband Benefit including what it is, who is eligible, how it works, and how to help people enroll. A brief question and answer period will follow the presentation. To submit a question in advance of the webinar, please email: broadbandbenefit@fcc.gov.


Speaker:

Alma Hughes, Consumer Education & Outreach Specialist, Federal Communications Commission, Consumer Government & Affairs Bureau, Consumer Affairs & Outreach Division

Important information about CEU Credits: Oregon Health Authority no longer pre-approves CEU’s. Go to https://bit.ly/2to0nwB to determine if this presentation will count towards annual CEU requirement for Nursing and Residential Care administrators.

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